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Feb 1: Brooklyn Black History Maker, Jean-Michel Basquiat

A poet, musician and art prodigy, Jean-Michel Basquiat is arguably the  most celebrated — and possibly most commercially exploited — American painters of the Neo-Expressionism/punk art movement. So much has been written about Basquiat’s almost mythic persona and role in reviving NYC’s art scene in the 1980s. Basquiat’s signature painting style of obsessive scribbling, elusive […]